Nymalize Changes Formulation and Packaging
Modifications may present challenges when treating pediatric patients or patients with ENFit feeding tubes.
Flip the Pharmacy
New transformation effort focuses on identifying and adopting best practices for workflows to enhance delivery of services.
CARES Act Covers OTC Medications, Menstrual Products
Under the 2020 CARES Act that Congress passed and signed into law on March 27, the items eligible for reimbursement by FSAs and HSAs include OTC medications and menstrual products.
Most Erectile Dysfunction Is Treatable
Medications are remarkably effective at addressing men's most common sexual problem.
Perennial Allergen Immunotherapy Can Improve Quality of Life
Patients with allergic rhinitis who received allergen immunotherapy exhibited a clinical improvement in symptoms compared with those who received standard pharmacotherapy alone.
Take Charge of Hazardous Drug Handling
Address the risks in policies and procedures to ensure that all employees are on the same page.
Do Prescription Drug Sales Taxes Apply to Out-of-State Pharmacies?
When an out-of-state specialty pharmacy distributes medications to residents of a state that has enacted a legend drug tax, is that out-of-state vendor subject to the 2% tax assessment?
Counsel About the Appropriate Use of At-Home HIV Tests
Although HIV self-tests are available for retail purchase by consumers, the CDC encourages health departments to consider self-testing as an additional strategy to reach individuals most affected by the virus.
CE: The Evolving Treatment Paradigm of HIV Therapy: Addressing Antiretroviral Tolerability and Barriers to Adherence
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, division of Janssen Products, LP.
OTC Product News
September's top OTC products that are currently available for retail.
CE: Melatonin Supplementation in Circadian Rhythm Disorders and Sleep Regulation: The Role of the Retail Pharmacist
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products.
Interactive Case Studies (September 2020)
What would you recommend to these patients?
Waning Immunity Creates Risk
Streamlining the Adjuvant Testing Process Could Be Key to Accelerating the Development of Long-Lasting Vaccines
Pet Peeves (September 2020)
This month's pet peeves feature a meticulous medication measurer, a phone call flip-out, and more.
Pharmacists May Be First to Recognize Deterioration
Take note of patients’ emotional states, family and social history, health challenges and conditions, and personality.
Step-Down Therapy Can Reduce Medication Use
When treating patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis caused by pollens, pharmacists can maintain the same dosage or use a step-down therapy approach as pollen levels fall.
Help Patients Manage Depression
Pharmacists can deliver medication therapy management services in various settings for individuals with mental health conditions.
Pharmacists Are Essential to Maintaining Immunizations During Pandemic
In a recent Pharmacy Times® webcast, several experts discussed how pharmacists’ roles are changing and some of the new precautions implemented at pharmacies.
To Be Remote or to Not Be Remote
Should kids attend school in person or virtually? That is the burning question for many parents.
Urinary Tract Infections Affect Men as Well as Women
Pharmacists can help male patients prevent, identify, and treat these bacterial conditions.
Evidence Is Lacking for Use of Oral Antibiotics in Rhinosinusitis
Despite being commonly prescribed, experts have found very little evidence to support the use of oral antibiotics for allergic and chronic rhinosinusitis.
Trust Is a Potential Hole in the Emerging COVID-19 Mass Immunization Strategy
Policy makers and public health officials should not discount the importance of relationships in vaccination game plans.
Barhemsys From Acacia Pharma
The FDA has approved Barhemsys (amisulpride) injection from Acacia Pharma for the prevention and treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in adults.
When Will a Vaccine Be Ready?
As we head into flu season, count on Pharmacy Times® to continue to report on the latest developments on COVID-19.
Rx Product News (September 2020)
This month's products feature fostemsavir, pembrolizumab, avelumab, and more.
Benchmark Does Not Represent Retail Prices, Research Finds
Although pharmacy benefit managers often use the average wholesale price, results of a new study show the measurement lacks accuracy.
Help Patients Obtain HIV Medications
Learn how retail or specialty pharmacy distribution can affect access to these important drugs.
Generic Products (September 2020)
Generic products featured in the September 2020 issue of Pharmacy Times.
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